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What is EMERGE?

The EMERGE-HISD program prepares talented HISD students from underserved communities to successfully attend and graduate from Ivy League and other top-tier colleges.

Get Started

The deadline for 10th and 11th grade students to apply has passed. The application for 9th grade students will open in Spring 2015.

Upcoming Events
Date Event Description
10/16/14 U of Penn Night University of
Info Session

Contact Us
Hattie Mae White ESC
4400 West 18th St.
Houston, Tx. 77092
Contact number: 713-556-7294
Emerge Fellowship
EMERGE is made possible by a partnership with
EMERGE Fellowship Organization.

Phuong Ta
Former EMERGE student

"Out of more than 120 applications, I was honored to be selected to be in the first cohort of EMERGE with 11 other Chavez Fellows."
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Julissa Alcantar Martinez
Principal, Davis HS

"I, too, am inspired to create a change within our school and our course offerings as well as our extracurricular opportunities ..."
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Teacher Nominations
Teachers and counselors may nominate students for the EMERGE program.If there is a student who you believe may be a good fit for the EMERGE program, you may nominate him or her by filling out our nomination form.